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Men Still at Work: Professionals Over Sixty and On the Job | Ngoding
14 August 2014—Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, center's director and Elizabeth Fideler, center's research fellow are quoted on ngoding.co.
It’s refreshing that Fideler bases her findings on actual research. Profiles of 60-somethings still on the job are both inspiring and informative. (Flagstaff Business News)Elizabeth Fideler has taken on a fascinating and increasingly pertinent subject and through her skillful profiles of men at work in a great variety of fields, the result is a highly engaging book of considerable insight and merit. Bravo, Ms. Fideler! (David McCullough, historian and author of John Adams)Should you work beyond “normal” retirement age? Men Still at Work answers important questions and offers encouragement for people who want to remain in the workforce for years. . . or decades. (Douglas Goldstein, Profile Investment Services, Ltd)Elizabeth Fideler has written a fascinating book on the experiences of older working men in today’s rapidly changing economy. A follow-up to her study of older working women, Fideler once again demonstrates the value of compiling the personal stories of older Americans who remain on the job well-past traditional retirement age. Her insights will prove valuable, not only to policy makers and human resource managers, but also to older workers thinking about what to do in the next stage of their careers. (Carl E. Van Horn, director of Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Rutgers University)Dr. Fideler’s powerful profiles of men who have remained hard at work provide us with more than stories. The descriptions of these men’s lives underscore the need for our society to get ready for ‘what is coming next’ as increasing numbers of baby boomers follow the lead of the men introduced to us in Men Still at Work. (Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Boston College; director, Sloan Center on Aging & Work; co-director, Center for Social Innovation)I, like many elders I know, am still working because I love what I do and I feel I have knowledge and experience to offer anyone interested. ..